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German army to get military rabbis again after 100 years

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's government decided Wednesday to reintroduce military rabbis, backing a proposal by the Central Council of Jews to restore religious counseling...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time ‘person of the year’

NEW YORK (AP) — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time's "person of the year" Wednesday, becoming at age 16 the youngest person...

Odds and Ends – December 13, 2019 – December 26, 2019

No easy mark: Female bodybuilder, 82, clobbers intruder Rochester, N.Y. (AP) — An intruder didn’t count on an 82-year-old woman living alone being an award-winning...

Video game maker to pay $10 million in gender bias case

The maker of popular video game League of Legends has agreed to pay $10 million to female employees to settle a broad gender discrimination...

Berlin zoo reveals names, gender of their 2 panda twin cubs

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin Zoo's giant panda twins finally have names: Meng Xiang and Meng Yuan — desired dream and fulfilled dream. According to Chinese...

Ukraine, Russia hope for progress after peace talks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Both Ukraine and Russia are hailing the outcome of peace talks in Paris even though they failed to solve the...

Sydney choked by hazardous haze from Australia bush fires

SYDNEY (AP) — Wildfires engulfed the Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday in haze so thick in some places it was 11 times worse...

Cambodia dismayed over US sanctions for corruption, logging

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The Cambodian government expressed "strong dismay" Tuesday over a U.S. Treasury decision to sanction two businessmen suspected of corruption...

Greta asks media to focus on other young climate activists

MADRID (AP) — Celebrity environmentalist Greta Thunberg is urging media to pay more attention to other young climate activists. The 16-year-old Swede, who first inspired...

FAA says it will handle all approvals for new Max jets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety regulators indicated Tuesday that they will keep full control over approvals of each new Boeing 737 Max built since...

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Thailand’s movie theaters to reopen on June 1 in ‘New Normal’ hygienic control

BANGKOK – Major Cineplex Group is ready to reopen its movie theaters on June 1 with ‘new normal’ disease control manners focusing on social...

‘Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration: SHA’ certificate for hotel in Bangkok

Bangkok– The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel has been awarded the ‘Amazing Thailand Safety...

Thailand launches certification scheme to enhance tourism health and hygiene standards

Bangkok – Thailand’s tourism and health authorities have teamed up to launch a unique certification scheme aimed to prepare the Thai tourism industry for the...

TAT Sydney Office launches ‘Amazing Thailand Specialist’ for Oceania travel industry

Sydney– The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Sydney Office, is excited to announce the launch of a brand-new learning and development program for travel...

Thai tourism industry, the hardest hit sector in urgent need of financial relief measures

Bangkok – The Ministry of Tourism and Sports recently held a meeting with executives and officials from related government agencies as well as representatives...